Salary for Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks

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Also known as:  Accounts Receivable Assistant, Accounts Receivable Clerk, Auditing Clerk, Bookkeeper, Fixed Capital Clerk, Foreign Exchange Position Clerk, Mortgage Accounting Clerk

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Bookkeeping, Accounting and Auditing Clerks prepare financial records for different companies. They record these financial transactions as well as update them and check financial records for accuracy. Clerks can work in a number of different environments, from bookkeeping firms to tax preparation firms and many others. Basic Math and computer skills are needed to work in this position, though no prior training is required. It is also necessary to have a high school diploma. The ability to operate different computer software programs, including spreadsheets and bookkeeping software is necessary.

A Bookkeeping, Accounting, or Auditing Clerk gets a salary of between $27,050 - $63,900 depending on level of experience. will normally receive average salaries of fourty-four thousand one hundred dollars every year.

can get the best pay in District of Columbia, where they get average compensation of close to about $57,950. Employees who work in this job make the greatest compensation in Utilities, where they can earn average pay scales of $48,710.

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SALARY TREND

The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 47.57 percent nationwide in that time.

INDUSTRIES

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks tend to make the most in the following industries:

Utilities
$48,710
Information
$47,160
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$45,940
Finance and Insurance
$45,840
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$45,800
Public Administration
$45,470

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Accommodation and Food Services
$39,130
Retail Trade
$39,270
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
$39,380
Other Services (except Public Administration)
$40,990
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$41,360
Health Care and Social Assistance
$42,770